CFO SINK’S ’FINANCIAL ACTION TEAM’ TO MEET WEDNESDAY
MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACT: Tara Klimek
September 23, 2008 850-413-2842
Sink called upon the broad coalition last month to review federal foreclosure assistance legislation
TALLAHASSEE—Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink announced today that her “Financial Action Team” will meet Wednesday, September 24, 2008, in Room 412 of the Knott Building in Tallahassee.
The Financial Action Team is reviewing Florida’s potential share of the billions in federal dollars available from the recently-passed federal Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. “Financial Action Team” members from more than a dozen housing, financial services, government and economic development organizations will report Wednesday on projected outreach and educational efforts to inform Floridians about available federal resources.
The Financial Action Team meeting will be held:
DATE: Wednesday, September 24, 2008
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Room 412, Knott Building
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As a statewide elected officer of the Florida Cabinet, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink oversees the Department of Financial Services, a multi-division state agency responsible for management of state funds and unclaimed property, assisting consumers who request information and help related to financial services, and investigating financial fraud. CFO Sink also serves as the State Fire Marshal.